Selecting the Right Major is Key to College and Post Graduate SuccessAccording to a new survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, companies are planning to hire 9.6% more college graduates from the class of 2015 than they did from last year’s graduating class. The most in-demand degrees: e ngineering, business, and computer science. What does this mean for current high school students? Even with rising college costs, there’s no doubt that a bachelor’s degree is worth it. However, it’s not just about where you go to college, but what you study.
Set Attainable Academic New Year's Resolutions That Will Help You in the Admissions Process
As the New Year approaches, many people are setting goals and resolutions to accomplish in 2015. The onset of a new year is a great opportunity to reflect on the past year and determine what improvements to make in the coming months – whether personally, professionally, or, in the case of many high school students, academically.
What Students with Bad Grades Need to Do to Prepare for College Admissions
When applying to college, grades are usually the most important aspect of your applicant profile. Colleges look at all four years of high school grades, and they like to see an upward grade trend. So if you started off high school with some not-so-stellar grades, your main goal should be to pull up your marks and improve your academic performance.
Academic Resolutions Students Should Actually Keep This Year
It’s a new semester, and a new chance for students to make the most of their school year! While it’s easy to just go through the motions until summer break, now is the time for students to set themselves apart by getting more involved and setting challenging goals for the school year.